The disused Riverside Bowls Club rooms are being converted into a support hub for an aged care and disability organisation, allowing ease of access to surrounding shops and services.
The club disbanded in 2014, effectively merging with the nearby Trevallyn Bowls Club, while the clubrooms - part of the Riverside Golf Club grounds - were left without a tenant.
Community Based Support has formed a partnership with the golf club to renovate the rooms with an improved kitchen, disability access toilets, flooring and a paint job, while retaining the bowling green.
CBS chief executive officer Allyson Warrington said it would allow their clients in the North to have far greater access to activities, including cooking, the adjoining swimming pool, golf club and shops.
"We have premises in Canning Street which is just a little house, we've got our office and a couple of rooms, so our clients will go into the rooms and do their activities. There's no outdoor area, and there's no link to the community," she said.
"We'll be able to increase our footprint in the North when we've got the hub developed. The clients can pop along to the supermarket, come back and prepare the food, go and have a swim in the pool.
"There's so many things they can do here that gets them outdoors and indoors."
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CBS, a government-funded organisation offering in-home community care and activities for aged care and disability clients, plans to have the works complete by July.
Riverside Golf Club general manager Mark Boulton said they were happy to see the clubrooms being put to use again.
"It's important for the club to have a tenant that could provide benefits to the community, and can be somewhere for people to come, go for a walk, play golf, croquet, foot golf as well," he said.
"If you open these blinds, you have such a stunning view over the panorama of the Tamar Valley, looking into the city and over the croquet. It's always giving the users of the hub something to look at while they're active as well."
The golf club and CBS are jointly funding the upgrades.
The two organisations say they will make plans to ensure current users of the bowling green and other facilities won't be impacted by CBS programs.
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